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Editor/proofreader/tutor

  • Name: Joan Bahr
  • Email: copy-editor@wi.rr.com
  • Phone: 414-688-9073
  • City: Wauwatosa
  • State: Wisconsin
  • Country: United States
  • Listed: July 1, 2018 4:45 pm
  • Expires: This ad has expired

Objective

Communications professional, with interest and skills in editing/proofreading, writing, tutoring, publishing, literacy, nonprofit organizations

Work History

August 2018-present

Wisconsin Reading Corps

Elementary literacy tutor (part-time)

Serve as reading tutor (beginning Aug. 21, 2018) in Milwaukee Public Schools for K-3rdgrade students who are striving to reach appropriate grade-level reading


March 2018-present

Literacy Services of Wisconsin and Milwaukee Public Library

Serve as volunteer tutor, one 90-minute one-on-one session per week with LSW and two 2-hour drop-in sessions per week with MPL, primarily adults and teens, tutoring sessions include literacy, reading, writing, grammar, basic skills, basic math, etc., as well as recordkeeping/progress notes


1983-2018

Milwaukee Business Journal

Served as researcher, proofreader, reporter, copy editor over 35-year career; served as copy editor for all print copy in weekly newspaper and special sections, as well as page layout/pagination assistant and final page checker; “second-reads” on digital copy; proofread ad copy, direct mail pieces, event programs when assigned; made seamless transition to telecommuting and then back to full-time in-office position


2004-2014

Freelance/contract copy-editing, proofreading and writing, clients included Wisconsin Institute of CPAs, Seed/AOL/Huffington Post, Demand Media, ExecRanks

Education

University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1983

Bachelor of Science, Agriculture/Agricultural Journalism
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